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Bully: Scholarship Edition (PC)

Platform : Windows XP
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3.5 out of 5 stars 33 customer reviews

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  • Platform:   Windows XP
  • BBFC Rating: Suitable for 15 years and over Suitable for 15 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 15. By placing an order for this product, you declare that you are 15 years of age or over.
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

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Platform: PC
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  • ASIN: B001FSKOD4
  • Release Date: 24 Oct. 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 17,427 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

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Platform:PC

Bully: Scholarship Edition takes place at the fictional New England boarding school, Bullworth Academy and tells the story of mischievous 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he goes through the hilarity and awkwardness of adolescence. Beat the jocks at dodge ball, play pranks on the preppies, save the nerds, kiss the girl and ultimately navigate the social hierarchy in the worst school around.


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This is the best game I have ever played, I previously owned it on PS2 and have been meaning to buy this edition for a while. After updating to a PS3 some years ago I haven't been able to play it, so I decided to try it for PC on my laptop. The game took a while to get going as I had to download DirectX from the Windows website but eventually I managed to get it working. This edition is great and is still one of the funnest games of all time, I would recommend this game to anyone !! :)
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I first played this on the Playstation and then bought it again for PC years later. This is one of my favourite games from my childhood!

Personally, I enjoyed Bully more than other Rockstar games (so really, GTA). The "world" doesn't allow much exploration, but all the areas you would expect a young kid to travel to via bike are there.

Even though the title might put folk off these days, I played this when I was younger and felt no inclination to be a bully myself. If anything, it shows that other side of things, and as Jimmy you do get the opportunity to be the good guy and get good grades, if you want.
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I've played bully for a few hours and have had a lot of fun and i cant wait for bully 2. I had to get this on PC as there is no PS3 version, to be honest I've never really enjoyed any of the grand theft auto series but i have found this game very fun. This games is not similar to grand theft auto as it is set in a school and the 'police' are prefects. I've had lots of fun with this game and i really recommend it.

The Story is about a kid named Jimmy Hopkin who has been kicked out of several of his previous school, so his parents abandon him at a private school called Bullworth Academy. He's basically 'the new kid' in a school full of bullies, nerds, prefects and mean teachers.

The graphics in this game is much better than the old ps2 graphics with better facial models and other special effects. The game and graphics have a 'nostalgic' feel as this game was originally released in 2006.

There is many missions and side missions as this is an open-world game you can do what you want and when you want, you can go to class if you want the classes are just mini-games. When i first started playing i found the controls a bit awkward but you get used to it.

The whole 'playing field' is massive and has lots of content and you won't get bored going from one place to another. The game is sometimes glitchy and crashes but is OK if u save regularly.

This is the first PC game I've played and now i see it's better than console gaming. I really recommend you play this game, I've played for hours but have only finished 10 percent. I give this game a 7.75 out of 10.
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I'm going to start this review by stating a few things. Firstly, I know that this game is quite old and obviously isn't going to run perfectly on modern machines. I am also aware that this game will actually run perfectly for some people. My computer runs Windows 7 64-bit, so if you are running the same OS then be careful when buying this game. Finally, the game arrived perfectly and everything, I have no quibbles with the seller as it's not their fault that the game barely runs on modern machines.

To start with, the DirectX installation given on the disk is actually incomplete. When you try to install the game it will try to install DirectX and simply get stuck there. I left it going for a good half hour at first before realising something was up. The solution, by the way, is to go into task manager and manually end the DirectX installer process. The installer should then move on to the next stage. It took me 3 tries to get it to work however. The installation process is incredibly slow, it took about an hour and a half for me (in comparison, Crysis 2 installed in about 10 minutes from it's disk). When you actually install the game feel free to try and play it but it has a bunch of crashing bugs and most players cannot even progress past the first cutscene. To fix this you have to download the newest patch (search for it, or look on Rockstar's website) and install that. Once fully patched up and running the game works pretty much as normal, crashing on occasion but if you save every day it won't be a problem.

The game itself is great fun. You play as a schoolchild called Jimmy Hopkins and get up to all sorts of mischief. The game isn't really about being a 'bully', as you help people out and generally fight against the bullies. I'd recommend it, but only if you have the time and patience to get it to work.
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Recently I bought a Macbook, and I wanted to try out the graphics card. After hearing so much about Bully, the controversial Grand-Theft-Auto dopplegagher I decided to take the plunge, and I must say this is a brilliant game. It has a few bugs which can cause Windows 7 to crash, often before you've returned to your dorm to save but this doesn't happen too often. I've been on this game for about 4 hours over the weekend, and I'm only 4.5% of the way through!

As for gaming graphics, it depends on your system. Native resolution looks fantastic with Anti-Alias and Shadows on, smoothing the edges and casting pools of black light behind Jimmy and his other schoolmates. This game is more about helping those being bullied than being a bully yourself, so it's not as ethically off-key as people think.

Overall, a fantastic purchase. It arrived within 3 days in brand new condition.
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